Silver Spring, Maryland
$68,036 - $126,062
Aug 14, 2018
Sep 13, 2018
Field of specialization
Analytical, Inorganic, Toxicological
Job Type
Full time

Join us at our Career Fair!

The FDA, Center for Tobacco Products will be hosting a Career Fair and Networking Event on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 10am to 3pm at the Silver Spring Civic Building in Silver Spring, MD. A list of positions for which we are hiring at this event is included below.  Although not all inclusive, these positions list the majority of our targeted hiring efforts:

To register for the Career Fair:

ü Chemist

ü Biologist

ü Management Analyst

ü Paralegal

ü Consumer Safety Officer

ü Interdisciplinary Engineer

ü Pharmacologist

ü Regulatory Counsel

ü Regulatory Health Project Manager

ü Regulatory Health Information Specialist

ü Regulatory Information Specialist  

ü Toxicologist

For a Chemist position, the ideal candidate will have extensive expertise in reviewing product chemistry in marketing applications received by the Center, provides scientific expertise to develop and draft regulations and guidance documents, develops novel research concepts, designs experimental studies investigating the composition of tobacco products and, as appropriate, their emissions, analyzes data obtained from those studies, and drafts and publishes manuscripts based on those studies.  The chemist performs a key role in resolving issues that significantly affect scientific programs.  Communicates scientifically, technical, or complex concepts in writing as well as communicates findings, interpretations, and proposals orally.

Qualifications:  Basic qualifications required for all grades in the position as a Chemist include:

  • a Bachelor’s degree or higher in physical sciences, life sciences, or engineering, which includes 30 semester hours in chemistry, supplemented by course work in mathematics through differential and integral calculus and at least 6 semester hours of physics
  • a combination of education and experience-course work equivalent to a major as described above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

For more information and to register to the Career Fair, please visit our page at

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